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NORTHORPE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

The village war memorial is to be found in the south-east corner of St John the Baptists Churchyard, Northorpe. It takes the form of a square pillar surmounted by a draped urn and laurel wreath with the inscription on stone panels on thepillar. On the front face, above the dedication, is a moulded rose. The whole stands on a stone base. There are seventeen names for World War 1, twelve men who served and 5 who died; there are two names for World War 2.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2007

THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
Lest We Forget
THESE MEN SERVED
THEIR COUNTRY IN HER HOUR OF NEED

Killed in action

 

KITCHEN

George

Private 2667. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 13th October 1915, aged 23 years. Son of Frederick and Mary Jane Kitchen of Northorpe, Lincs. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL, Panel 31 to 34.

SERGEANT

Charles Francis

Private 240937. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 2nd July 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Joseph Thomas and Annie Sergeant of Scotter, Lincs. Native of Redbourne, Lincs. Buried GOMMECOURT WOOD NEW CEMETERY, I.G.24.

DALBY

John Arthur

Private 21428. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 14th August 1916 (15th August on memorial). Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Pier and Face 1C.

MARPER

Robert

Private 4022. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 18th November 1916 (19th November on memorial), aged 19 years. Son of Councillor Frederick Dixon and Edith Mary Marper of Northorpe. Buried VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, I.G.23.

WATSON

Thomas Vincent Joseph

Private 66615. 6th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 11th April 1918. Son of Fred and Fanny Watson of Clay farm, Waddingham, Lincs. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Panel 2.

Served their country.

 

KITCHEN

W

September 1914.

SERGEANT

A E

September 1914.

DANNATT

C E

November 1914.

RAWSON

R

February 1915.

KITCHEN

H

October 1915.

ROBINSON

C

October 1915.

WATSON

H

October 1915.

RAWSON

A

February 1916.

BROCKLEBANK

J

July 1916.

DENMARK

H

April 1917.

BUTTON

C

June 1918.

STREETS

H

July 1918.

GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

1939-1945

COOK

James Walsham

Private 4864306. 6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Died 4th February 1944, aged 22 years. Son of JohnL and Alice Cook of Gainsborough, Lincs. Buried ANZIO WAR CEMETERY, 1V.T.6.

CRABTREE

Harry

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Last updated 21 June, 2007

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